The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 79 73 87
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing SOAP 40 45 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.64% 1.99% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.37% 6.71% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 12
Average daily rate
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£330 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £523 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
SOAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
628 671 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.78% 29.69% 26.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 367 322
Average daily rate £330 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £13.25 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £29.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +20 35 £330 -4.34% 16
South Yorkshire -16 5 £300 -0.82%
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 37 (52.11%) .NET
1 37 (52.11%) Web Services
2 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (39.44%) C#
4 26 (36.62%) Java
5 21 (29.58%) XML
6 20 (28.17%) Oracle
7 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
7 18 (25.35%) ASP.NET
8 17 (23.94%) Ajax
8 17 (23.94%) WCF
8 17 (23.94%) SoapUI
9 16 (22.54%) HTML
10 15 (21.13%) SQL
11 14 (19.72%) Test Scripting
12 13 (18.31%) Test Management
12 13 (18.31%) Performance Testing
12 13 (18.31%) MVC
12 13 (18.31%) Software Engineering
13 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
13 12 (16.90%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (16.90%) jQuery
13 12 (16.90%) REST
13 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database
13 12 (16.90%) User Experience
14 11 (15.49%) Selenium
14 11 (15.49%) HTTP
14 11 (15.49%) SOA
14 11 (15.49%) Finance
15 10 (14.08%) Statistical Analysis

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.23%) Apache
3 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.41%) Liferay
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.41%) Drupal
4 1 (1.41%) Node.js
4 1 (1.41%) CMS
4 1 (1.41%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.41%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) HTTP
2 4 (5.63%) CTI
2 4 (5.63%) LDAP
3 3 (4.23%) Internet
4 1 (1.41%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.90%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database
3 9 (12.68%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (12.68%) Oracle ODI
4 6 (8.45%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.45%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.04%) MySQL
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.41%) Redis
8 1 (1.41%) Riak
8 1 (1.41%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 17 (23.94%) SoapUI
2 11 (15.49%) Selenium
3 10 (14.08%) Visual Studio
4 7 (9.86%) Eclipse
5 6 (8.45%) JUnit
5 6 (8.45%) Subversion
6 5 (7.04%) MSTest
6 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (7.04%) JProfiler
7 4 (5.63%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.63%) Hudson
7 4 (5.63%) WebDriver
8 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
8 3 (4.23%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.23%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.82%) JMeter
9 2 (2.82%) LoadUI
9 2 (2.82%) Bazaar
9 2 (2.82%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Automotive
3 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (46.48%) Developer
2 16 (22.54%) Analyst
2 16 (22.54%) Test Analyst
2 16 (22.54%) Tester
3 11 (15.49%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Performance Tester
5 6 (8.45%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.63%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Architect
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Tester
6 4 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.23%) CRM Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Automation Tester
8 2 (2.82%) PHP Developer
8 2 (2.82%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (52.11%) .NET
1 37 (52.11%) Web Services
2 21 (29.58%) XML
3 18 (25.35%) ASP.NET
4 17 (23.94%) Ajax
4 17 (23.94%) WCF
5 16 (22.54%) HTML
6 12 (16.90%) jQuery
6 12 (16.90%) REST
7 10 (14.08%) ODBC
8 9 (12.68%) CSS
9 8 (11.27%) WSDL
10 7 (9.86%) Hibernate
10 7 (9.86%) Spring
11 6 (8.45%) HTML5
11 6 (8.45%) RESTful
12 5 (7.04%) Apache Jena
13 4 (5.63%) J2EE
13 4 (5.63%) XSD
13 4 (5.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) User Experience
2 5 (7.04%) Open Source
2 5 (7.04%) Chemistry
2 5 (7.04%) Ontologies
2 5 (7.04%) Algorithms
2 5 (7.04%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.63%) IVR
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) W3C
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) AIX
3 2 (2.82%) UNIX
4 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.72%) Test Scripting
3 13 (18.31%) Test Management
3 13 (18.31%) Performance Testing
3 13 (18.31%) MVC
3 13 (18.31%) Software Engineering
4 11 (15.49%) SOA
5 10 (14.08%) Statistical Analysis
5 10 (14.08%) Waterfall
6 9 (12.68%) Performance Management
7 8 (11.27%) CRM
8 7 (9.86%) ETL
9 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.04%) Web Application Development
10 5 (7.04%) Change Control
10 5 (7.04%) Migration
10 5 (7.04%) OO
10 5 (7.04%) RAD
11 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.63%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (39.44%) C#
2 26 (36.62%) Java
3 15 (21.13%) SQL
4 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.68%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.04%) SPARQL
7 4 (5.63%) PHP
7 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.63%) XPath
8 3 (4.23%) Apex Code
8 3 (4.23%) PHP5
9 2 (2.82%) Python
9 2 (2.82%) BeanShell
10 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) ISEB
2 7 (9.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Oracle
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.82%) Sun
4 2 (2.82%) HP
4 2 (2.82%) Novell
4 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.82%) IBM
4 2 (2.82%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.82%) SAP
4 2 (2.82%) Sybase
5 1 (1.41%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.41%) Kofax
5 1 (1.41%) Siebel
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £250 - £320 per day + Negotiable
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £340 - £370 per day
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